Re: unattended upgrades don't work in wheezy
On 04.07.17 10:38, Antoine Beaupré wrote:
Adding the bug in CC.
so am I.
On Tue, Jul 4, 2017 at 10:02 PM, Matus UHLAR wrote:
I just found out that the unattended-upgrades package in wheezy does not
upgrade packages although configured to do it.
On 2017-07-04 22:13:44, Paul Wise wrote:
I note that this same situation will apply to jessie when it becomes
I haven't tested the default stretch sources.list and u-u configuration.
This is a recurring problem, but I think it was fixed in more recent
releases (e.g. jessie). It was reported in #762965 before and I believe
those bugs may need to be merged.
I didn't feel that to be the same problem, because its submitter changed
configuration manually (different behaviour can be expected in such case).
u-u worked well with default 50unattended-upgrades on wheezy machines,
until stretch release 3 weeks ago.
I can at least say it seems to be fixed in stretch. This is my stretch
system's default u-u config:
It seems we should be using the codename there ("wheezy") and not the
archive name ("oldstable") as the latter has the risk of doing
unexpected major updates, although I suspect u-u may have built-in
protections against this.
I believe it has. This is however a problem of sources-list configuration,
not u-u itself.
Therefore when we fix this, we should use codename, if that's supported
in wheezy. There were issues with codename matching, however (#704087)
which may make that impossible, so we may be forced to do the
I have tried it and unfortunately it does not work. We apparently need the
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